Family Hubs in Blackpool

Shared spaces are so important to the local community, giving opportunities to meet people, learn new things and find support. Blackpool Better Start provide free services and events at Children’s Centres, Libraries and Green Spaces that help local families thrive and provide the best possible start in life to their children.
We welcome every Blackpool family at any of our hubs.

Find a Children’s Centre, Library or Green Space in your area

Explore Blackpool’s community spaces below and click through to find more information on timetables, contact details and where to find us.

Support for Dads

We know that when children have a good relationship with their Dad or male carer, they are more likely to do well in school and in life. We run lots of groups and activities that are just for dads. Find out what support is available for Dads in Blackpool here.

Community Connectors

We have a team of people who work in the community to help parents and families reach the help and support they need. Our fantastic team are easy to spot in their orange t-shirts, and can be found at Children’s Centres and at Better Start events throughout Blackpool. Meet the connectors here.

Services for Families

From antenatal programmes to support with parenting – we have a range of services that are available to every parent in Blackpool with a child aged 4 or under. To find out what groups and activities are available to you, see our  full list of services for families here.

Watch the Big Little Moments videos

#1 Sharing a story

#2 Using loving words

#3 Making everyday moments fun

#4 Talking to the bump

Latest Events for Families

Park Rangers Forest School

15th August @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 23rd August 2019 at 10:00 am

Park Rangers – Family Fun

15th August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dads Forest School

20th August @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 10th September 2019

See full list of events here